ACSI District 3 Spelling Bee: Thank you to everyone who made the 2017 ACSI District 3 Spelling Bee a great success. Congratulations to all the students that participated in this year’s event and especially these GRACE Spellers:
2nd place, Anastasia Kamal
4th place, Garrison Rose
1st place, Hudson Baker
3rd place, Nate Hickman
1st place, Caleb Finley
3rd place, Daniel Kastick
4th place Campbell Baker
4th place, McKenna Burford
1st place: Asher Hickman
2nd place, Keenan Baker
The top 16 spellers in grades 5-8 competed for 1 of 5 spots. The top 5 will go on to compete in ACSI Regional Spelling Bee in March:
Start your college search for free at the Raleigh NACAC National College Fair on March 14th from 4:30-7:30pm. National College Fairs is a program of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Admission representatives from 150 schools across the country will be available so high school students can learn more about their institutions and help you sort through the qualities they’re looking for in a college. Register now for the Raleigh National College Fair located in Exhibit Hall C at the Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St. in downtown Raleigh.
GRACE is hosting a StreetSafe Lifesaving Driving Experience on Saturday, March 25th from 9:00am-1:30pm at the 1101 Buck Jones Campus. Students with a learner’s permit or license are invited to this behind-the-wheel experience taught by first responders. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Congratulations GRACE art students! We had 20 GRACE artworks place in the 2017 District VI GFWC Arts Festival on Saturday, February 11th. All first place winners will move onto the State Level competition.
Congratulations to the GRACE winter sports teams on a great season.
The boy’s team finished the regular season by winning the EPIC Championship Meet for the second year in a row while the girl’s team finished 5th. Last year the boy’s team finished 2nd in the NCISAA State Championship Meet and are looking to the top step on the podium. Competing in this year’s NCISAA Championship State Meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center on February 20th are:
Ryan van der Poll
Varsity Girls Basketball
EPIC Tournament Runner-Up
Secured 12th Seed in NCISAA State Tournament
Coach Tonya Taylor earned EPIC Coach of the Year
Anna Poe & Olivia Grace Horan were named EPIC All-Tournament Team
Varsity Boys Basketball
EPIC Regular Season Co-Conference Champions
EPIC Tournament Runner-Up
Secured 14th Seed in NCISAA State Tournament
Coach DeShannon Morris earned EPIC Coach of the Year
Messiah Pankey & Los Mercer were named EPIC All-Tournament Team
On Saturday, February 4th, GRACE students, teachers and parents spent the day in Lumberton, North Carolina working with a local ministry to clean up properties damaged in Hurricane Matthew. Our team received compliments from the residents whose homes they worked in on their diligence and compassion. Thank you students for representing Jesus and GRACE so well.